Posts Tagged "conversation on dance"

(312) Michele Byrd-McPhee, founder of Ladies of Hip-Hop

Posted by on 10.28.2022 Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS Today we are joined by Michele Byrd-McPhee, founder of Ladies of Hip-Hop. Ladies of Hip-Hop Dance Collective is an all female intergenerational dance collective that creates dance works illuminating the strength, power and diversity of women in Hip-Hop. Michele founded the company in 2004 and continues to lead the organization. On November 3rd, join Ladies of Hip-Hop for “The Black Dancing Bodies Project” in the Clark Studio Theater in Lincoln...

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(156) Julian MacKay, First Soloist with Mikhailovsky Theatre

Posted by on 09.30.2019 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS This week we are joined from the 2019 Vail Dance Festival by Julian MacKay, first soloist at the Mikhailovsky Theatre.  Born in Montana, he quickly discovered his passion for ballet as a young boy, moving to Russia to train at just 11 years old.  He went on to train at the Moscow State Ballet Academy for six years, graduating top of his class. He danced for 8 months at the Royal Ballet before returning to Russia to join the Mikhailovsky as a soloist at just 20 years old....

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